Us (2019 film)

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Us (2019 movie poster).jpg
Teaser poster
Directed byJordan Peele
Produced by
Written byJordan Peele
Music byMichael Abels
CinematographyMike Gioulakis
Edited byNicholas Monsour
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • March 15, 2019 (2019-03-15) (United States)
CountryUnited States
Budget$24.6 million[1]

Us is an upcoming American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. It stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker. Jason Blum serves as a producer under his Blumhouse Productions banner.

The film is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019, by Universal Pictures.


By June 2018, the plot details have not yet been released although it was revealed that the narrative is also going to be just as provocative as Get Out.[2] There are also reports that cited the film as a "social-horror thriller".[3]



In February 2018, director Jordan Peele said in an interview that he was writing a film that he would shoot and direct for Universal Pictures later that year.[4] In May 2018, it was reported that the film had been titled Us.[5] It was also revealed that Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss would star in the film.[6] In July 2018, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anna Diop joined the cast.[7][8] Additionally, at the start of principal production, the rest of the cast was announced.[9] In September 2018, Duke Nicholson, grandson of Jack Nicholson, joined the cast in his film debut.[10]

Principal production commenced on July 30, 2018, in California.[9]


The film is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019.[11]


  1. ^ Film and Television Tax Credit Program Program 2.0 (PDF) (Report). California Film Commission. p. 4. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Kit, Borys (July 11, 2018). "Tim Heidecker Joins Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong'o in New Jordan Peele Thriller 'Us'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  3. ^ Erbland, Kate (2018-09-14). "Jordan Peele's 'Us': Star Elisabeth Moss Promises Secretive Film Will Be Another 'Thought-Provoking Popcorn Movie'". IndieWire. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  4. ^ "Jordan Peele Reveals Plans to Shoot Next Movie Later This Year". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  5. ^ Kroll, Justin (May 8, 2018). "Jordan Peele Reveals Title of Next Film; Lupita Nyong'o, Elisabeth Moss Eyed to Star (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  6. ^ Borys Kit & Mia Galuppo (May 8, 2018). "Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Elisabeth Moss Circling New Jordan Peele Movie 'Us' (Exclusive)". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  7. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (July 11, 2018). "Jordan Peele Social Horror Thriller 'Us' Adds Tim Heidecker". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  8. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (July 19, 2018). "Jordan Peele's 'Us' Adds Yahya Abdul-Mateen II And Anna Diop To Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  9. ^ a b D'Alessandro, Anthony (July 30, 2018). "Jordan Peele's 'Us' Starts Production, Rounds Out Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (September 14, 2018). "Jack Nicholson's Grandson to Make Acting Debut in Jordan Peele's 'Us' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  11. ^ McClintock, Pamela (May 22, 2017). "Jordan Peele's Next Film Lands Spring 2019 Release Date". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 13, 2018.

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